EPISODE ELEVEN – DAVE BASCOMBE

Chris has an in-depth chat with mixer, engineer and producer Dave Bascombe, about his years in the recording industry, including his unique take on how one of the most successful albums of the 1980s came together, Songs From The Big Chair by Tears For Fears, which he engineered, and also its successor, The Seeds Of […]

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EPISODE TEN – DOUGLAS DARE

Those who know Douglas Dare will already love his haunting, catchy and thought-provoking piano-led electronica. Those who don’t: you’re missing out on one of the best songwriters at work today. Tim chats to his old touring companion about new album Milk Teeth, the power of a “simple” melody, rude words on tea mugs and the […]

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EPISODE NINE – TIM PALMER

For this episode, Chris and Tim sat down with a proper rock legend: Tim Palmer. Producer of albums for acts as fearsome as Ozzy Osbourne, HIM, Robert Plant, The Mission and Tin Machine, but also as subtle and catchy as Texas, Tears For Fears and The Psychedelic Furs, Tim has done it all: from engineering […]

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EPISODE FIVE – SOPHIE HUNGER

“This world that I built in music makes more sense to me – I will live here.” Tim speaks to one of the most inventive singer-songwriters to emerge in the last couple of decades, Sophie Hunger. We discuss the paths Sophie has taken in her music-making life so far, touching upon language, travel, playing a […]

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EPISODE THREE – THIS IS THE KIT

“There should never be a barrier between making music and not making music.” For the last ten or so years, the words This Is The Kit have meant the inspirational songwriting, rewarding albums and endlessly listenable vocals of Kate Stables. Together with bassist Rozi Plain, Kate sat down to talk to Tim in the summer […]

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EPISODE ONE – FIELD MUSIC

We’re delighted to launch our podcast with an episode featuring Field Music. Tim drove up to Sunderland earlier this year, 2019, braving the wind and the rain but received a warm welcome from the brothers Brewis who showed him their studio, made him tea, fed him a local pastry and regaled him with views and […]

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